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Introducing the new Inova Mount Vernon Hospital Heartburn Treatment Program

Is It Just Heartburn? Everyone experiences a little heartburn or indigestion sometimes. But for a surprising number of people, this problem is much more than an occasional nuisance. It is painful, affects sleep and the ability to enjoy food, and can diminish your quality of life. For an estimated 20–30 percent of American adults, the […]

Inova Rehabilitation Center helps local civil engineer return to a normal life

A Stroke of Luck Life changed overnight for Arthur Osgood, a civil engineer and retired Army colonel from Great Falls, Virginia, last May 25. He had a stroke. When he woke up he couldn’t walk, sit up, move his torso or control anything on the left side of his body. “He was essentially helpless,” says […]

New Mount Vernon Emergency Department nears completion

The Wait Is Almost Over Construction of the new Veatch Family Emergency Department of Inova Mount Vernon Hospital remains on pace for opening on November 16, 2016. The new 29,000-square-foot facility will feature: 1. 35 larger and more private treatment rooms 2. Seven new “fast track” treatment rooms – fast care for less serious injuries […]

Inova Mount Vernon’s Dr. Sameer Nagda serves as Team Physician to Olympic Women’s Soccer Team in Rio

Inova Goes to the Olympics Inova Mount Vernon orthopaedic surgeon Sameer Nagda, MD had the privilege of serving as Team Physician for the United States Olympic Women’s soccer team for the 2016 Rio Olympic Games. “It is an honor and privilege to be a part of the medical team taking care of the U.S. Women’s soccer team,” […]

Inova Mount Vernon Joint Replacement Center continues its pioneering care options

Leading the Pack Inova Mount Vernon Hospital is a trailblazer when it comes to minimally invasive outpatient joint replacement. Nitin Goyal, MD, and colleagues at the Inova Joint Replacement Center performed the first outpatient knee and hip replacements in the Northern Virginia area. Dr. Goyal is a hip and knee replacement surgeon with a special […]

Steps to reduce symptoms of pollen-related allergies, from your friends at Inova Mount Vernon Hospital

Allergy Alert The nicer weather that comes with the return of spring and fall may put you in the mood to spend more time outside. But if you’re one of the 35 million Americans who suffer from pollen-related allergies, you may associate the outdoors with coughing, sneezing and runny eyes. Here are some measures you […]

Inova Mount Vernon Hospital prepares senior volleyball champ for comeback following knee replacement

A League of His Own At 85, it’s not uncommon for Paul Winkel to play competitive volleyball six hours a week against athletes 30 years younger than he is. Or to spend mornings at the gym lifting weights, exercising on a stationary bike and treadmill, stretching and doing pushups. That’s because the senior volleyball world […]

Inova Mount Vernon Hospital offers superior E.R. care

E.R. Ranks in Top 1 Percent in Patient Satisfaction More than 40,000 patients receive their care through Inova Mount Vernon Hospital (IMVH) Emergency Department each year — about 110 people each day. Even as construction continues on pace to open the new hospital E.R. this fall, patients are giving rave reviews about the care they […]

Washington Redskins and Inova Form Strategic Health and Wellness Partnership

Loudoun County facility to be renamed to Inova Sports Performance Center at Redskins Park as the two organizations launch new programs and initiatives to improve the overall health of the community LOUDOUN COUNTY, Va. — July 25, 2016 — The Washington Redskins and Inova announce today a strategic partnership to bring timely and relevant health and […]

Inova Mount Vernon Hospital Physician Sameer Nagda, MD Named Team Physician for U.S. Olympic Women’s Soccer Team

ALEXANDRIA, VA – July 20, 2016 – The United States Soccer Federation and the United States Olympic Committee have named Inova Mount Vernon Hospital orthopaedic surgeon Sameer Nagda, MD, a team physician for the United States Olympic Women’s soccer team for the upcoming 2016 Rio Olympic Games. Dr. Nagda is an orthopaedic sports medicine specialist at […]

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